Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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Jul 19, 2017, 12:28 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of West Marine, Inc. - WMAR

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Jul 19, 2017, 12:19 ET ABOTA defends Judge Rodney Gilstrap from attacks by House Chairman

The American Board of Trial Advocates, a non-partisan national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges, opposes the direct personal...


Jul 19, 2017, 12:07 ET Lawsuit by Attorneys O'Malley and Lott Alleges Destruction of Evidence by Continental Casualty Company

In a multi-million dollar lawsuit pending against major insurance carrier Continental Casualty Company ("CNA"), attorneys John O'Malley of Pacific...


Jul 19, 2017, 12:03 ET IMPORTANT EQUITY ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Arconic Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Arconic Inc. ("Arconic" or the "Company") (NYSE:...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:58 ET EXPANDED CLASS PERIOD ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Eco Science Solutions, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces a class action lawsuit against Eco Science Solutions, Inc. ("Eco Science" or the "Company")...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:46 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Chipotle Mexican Grill,...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:25 ET Shulman Rogers' Strickler and Platnick recognized as top divorce attorneys by Bethesda Magazine

Scott Strickler and Geoffrey Platnick, both of Shulman Rogers' Family Law and Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group, were named among the area's top...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:22 ET Jean Kasem, Widow of Radio/Television Icon Casey Kasem, Files Lawsuit Against Kasem's Adult Children and Others for Wrongful Death, Negligence and Fraud

Jean Kasem, widow of legendary radio DJ and pop culture icon Casey Kasem, has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington state, accusing...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:34 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. - CMG

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ("Chipotle" or the "Company") (NYSE: CMG). Such...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:40 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:26 ET Labaton Sucharow LLP and Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP Announce a Proposed Class Action Settlement in Weston v. RCS Capital Corporation, et al.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK GRADY SCOTT WESTON,...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:19 ET Favourable Jugement for Pessamit - Interruption to Raising of Water Level at the Manicouagan Reservoir

PESSAMIT, QC, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Pessamit Innu Band Council has won a first round in its fight against Hydro-Québec to stop the...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:07 ET Reynolds and Reynolds Announces New LAW® New Hampshire F&I Library

The Reynolds and Reynolds Company today announced the release of the Reynolds LAW® New Hampshire F&I Library, a comprehensive catalog of...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:45 ET Medic Vision Granted US Patent for its XR-29 Solution

Medic Vision, the pioneer and US market leader in 3rd party XR-29 standard solutions, announced today that it was granted a patent by the US...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:40 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges a Navy or Power Plant Boiler Technician with Mesothelioma to Call for Instant Access to The Nation's Top Lawyers for Better Compensation

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now urging a boiler technician who learned their trade in the US Navy or while in an apprentice program at...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:40 ET Lifetrack Medical Systems Awarded its Second US Patent, Streamlining Workflow Adaptability and Security Management for Distributed Radiology

Lifetrack Medical Systems Inc. has been awarded a US Patent entitled "Managing Permissions" that greatly improves workflow adaptability and...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:35 ET ATIXA Launches a Sixth Community of Practice & Membership Category for ADA/504 Coordinators

ATIXA announces the addition of an ADA/504 Coordinator Community of Practice, offering a specialized home for administrators with oversight of...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Consumer Watchdog Calls on California Representatives to Oppose Congressional Robot Car Legislation That Would Undermine California's Safety Protections on Testing Self-Driving Cars

Consumer Watchdog today called on California's seven members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to block proposed federal legislation that...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges a Physician or Healthcare Manager to Call Them About Possibly Substantial Rewards if a Hospital Is Bribing Medical Doctors for Referrals

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are urging a physician or healthcare manager to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if they can prove a...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:30 ET City Of Sacramento Pays Record Settlement In Tragic Baby Death Case

After a tremendously painful three-year ordeal and unbearable loss for the family of Baby Raiden Saechao, the City of Sacramento will pay a $9.75...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Conduent Patents Facial Expression Recognition Technology for Multiple Industries

Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT) has been awarded a U.S. patent for technology that automatically recognizes facial expressions using images from...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:13 ET Thomas More Law Center Asks Court to Dismiss Lawsuit by New York State Attorney General Against Peaceful Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselor

The Thomas More Law Center ("TMLC"), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, late yesterday, filed pleadings asking a...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Intec Pharma Granted Patent in Hong Kong for Accordion Pill™ Carbidopa / Levodopa

Intec Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: NTEC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:00 ET ModGene Pharma Announces Issuance of US Patent for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

ModGene Pharma, LLC today announced the issuance of US Patent 9,707,231, entitled "Compositions and Methods for Reduction of Amyloid-beta Load."...


Jul 19, 2017, 07:11 ET Aethlon Medical Announces the Grant of a U.S. Patent Protecting Methods of Capturing MHC Antigen Associated Exosomes

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), a therapeutic technology company focused on unmet needs in global health and biodefense, announced today that...